Illustration - exploring ideas and techniques

Ockment Centre, Okehampton

Who is this course for?

This course will unlock the secrets of how to draw and will improve your drawing ability. We all drew before we could speak; it is part of being a human. Discover these skills in a fun, friendly and supportive atmosphere.

This course is suitable for adults who are interested in learning about the broad discipline of illustration. Over the course of the day you develop a drawing which will accompany a piece of text. Complete beginners are welcome.

Course content

You will be taught a number of creative techniques that lend themselves to illustration and you will have the opportunity to work on your own piece of work.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will be advising you throughout the workshop and will suggest possible progression routes and other Learn Devon courses which may be suitable.

Additional costs and requirements

There are no entry requirements and you do not need to bring anything as all materials will be supplied. You can bring a piece of text to illustrate if you wish to.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged 19 or over on 31st August 2019 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.”

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No, but anything you did would be a benefit to you.

About the tutor

Chloe moved to Exeter from London last year. Here she combines teaching workshops and continuing with her own art practice. “I really enjoy teaching adults and watching their skills and confidence grow week by week. I find it hugely rewarding when people discover their creative side and make art part of their lives”.

Start date09 Oct 2019
End date09 Oct 2019
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available